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5 Matching questions

  1. diffident
  2. empirical
  3. bellicose
  4. erudite
  5. taxonomy
  1. a noun practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships; (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification; a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc
  2. b adj. having or showing a ready disposition to fight
  3. c adj. derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; relying on medical quackery
  4. d adj. having or showing profound knowledge
  5. e adj. lacking self-confidence; showing modest reserve

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. noun the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)
  2. noun admiration for women
  3. noun in former times was free and cultivated his own land; officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
  4. adj. impressive by reason of age; profoundly honored
  5. adv. without question and beyond doubt

5 True/False questions

  1. maximnoun a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits; English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)


  2. oligarchynoun a political system governed by a few people


  3. nihilismnoun a revolutionary doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system for its own sake; complete denial of all established authority and institutions; the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal


  4. wantonnoun the act of separating grain from chaff; verb blow away or off with a current of air; separate the chaff from by using air currents; blow on; select desirable parts from a group or list


  5. abrogateverb revoke formally